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Travel Blogs from Zomba
Dave wanted to take me up on Zomba Mountain. We drove up and up and up. Along the way we stopped and bought some berries from some children standing beside the road trying to flag down cars to sell them. I bought some berries that looked like raspberries only they were bright yellow. I have never seen them before. We didn't have anything to put them in as the kids selling them to us needed to keep their ...
Zomba was the capital city of Malawi when it was under colonial rule by the British before being moved to Lilongwe in the mid-1960's. It is based at the bottom of the Zomba Plateau that contains some great hiking and scenic overviews of the city.
We arrived in Zomba in the evening after having to wait substantial ...
... in which we stayed in.
Shops in Malawi don't have much in them (except it seemed tomatoes, avocados and onions but the couple managed to produce lovely fresh pasta dishes which we enjoyed every evening with a glass (just the one) of wine...Lisa, white and Mark, red! So we felt spoilt. (Unfortunately no pictures of the wine drinkers!)
The reason for visiting Zomba was because we wanted to go up to the plateau ...
... our winery tours. We had a less mental last weekend in Malawi (ie. actually had a small lie in). Our favourite haunt Chez Maky was having a special live music night on the friday night so loads of us went (I swear every foreign doctor in the hospital was there) and had a barbeque and danced to the awesome band. I have to admit I got up there with them at one point dancing with them and singing into their microphone. They said I was a great dancer and had a beautiful singing voice but ...
... in a lot of money to get it up and running again. Focusing more on the accommodation side than the trout farming side at this point.
It is a lovely setting and to make it even more special on the misty day that we arrived, was the exquisite horses feeding in the camping area. It completed the picture.
The horses belong to a Lady that brings them here to feed during the week. Two on the horses are ex-racing horses and the other ones ...
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